My Braun thermoscan has given me nothing but trouble. Yes this ear thermometer is easy to use. You just have to stick it into the canal correctly. Not hard. What I don't like is you can stick it in the same ear, the same way, 6 different times and get very different readings. Everytime I have gone to use my thermometer, the battery would be dead. You have to use the special medical circular batteries, so of course I would never have any handy. Then I got smart and started stocking … more
This is the one I buy for friends and the one they use at my pediatricians office. It is like the one I bought 5 years ago with my first baby, the one that is still humming along. I have been really happy with our thermometer with the exception that it was-and-is still too big to use with my second child, a boy who persists in having 'tiny' ear canals even though he is three now. It has worked well for every other kid I know though. About the variation … more
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